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  • October is The New December

    · By Sam Robertson

    Find the perfect gift early this holiday season. Pandemic supply chain disruptions continue with labor shortages in publisher warehouses, printing capacity limitations, shipping delays, and a host of other issues. All of which means potential out-of-stock books and order delays. Shop early and shop local--in person or online--then sit back and relax with a good book (or two) for the holidays.

  • New Book Clubs Meeting in October

    · By Sam Robertson

    We love our book clubs! Thank you to everyone that shares our space for their bookclubs- it is what we are here for. Reach out to us if you would like to have your book club meet on our patio, we would love to host! We have two new book clubs meeting this month: The Manifest Book Circle:  The first meeting of Manifest Book Circle is happening! Join them on Sunday October 3rd at 9:30am on the patio. From their IG: “There is nothing to bring or have prepared for this first meeting other than your curious souls ☺️” Sign up...

  • October Old Town Tustin Events

    · By Sam Robertson

    Tustin Tiller Days: October 1, 2, and 3, 2021 ~This annual event is free to the public. Unlimited ride wristbands, individual ride tickets, food, beer, and wine are sold separately. https://www.tustinca.org/637/Tustin-Tiller-Days Tustin Art Walk: Saturday October 16th, 2021 11:00 AM-5:00 PM Every year artists gather to display and sell their work in Old Town Tustin at the Art Walk and Craft Crawl. This year the event will include Live Music, Wine and Beer Tasting areas, kids craft village hosted but the Tustin Library, plein air contest, and more.  https://www.tustinca.org/830/Art-Walk

  • October Writer Events

    · By Sam Robertson

    Write-In: Hosted by the OC Writers Every Tuesday 10-12    Tustin Screenwriters Workshop: Every Saturday 9-10am starting Oct 2nd Learn a foundational screenwriting exercise that covers fundamentals of formatting and structure in 3 pages, 2 characters and 1 location taught by MFA screenwriter Nizar Ajanovic. Appropriate for all ages. First class is free.   Children's Story Time: Local children’s author Alexandra Katona reads her book Dinner on Domingos Saturday October 23rd 10.30AM “This magical home turns a normal Sunday into domingo: the best day of the week.” Warm memories wash over a first-generation Latinx American girl as she experiences a typical Sunday...

  • City of Tustin gave us the David and Goliath award!

    · By Sam Robertson

    We were honored to receive a business award from the City of Tustin this morning! What a year it has been.  Thank you Old Town Tustin for being the most welcoming and supportive community that we could ask for and thank you to Mayor Clark for the honor!

  • Introducing: Tolima Coffee Company

    · By Sam Robertson

    We are proud to announce a dream come to life: Tolima Coffee Company. Named for the coffee growing region of Colombia where Mike’s grandmother is from, Tolima Coffee Company is Arvida’s own coffee shop.  The Tolima region is situated in the middle of the Coffee Axis in Colombia, where some of the finest coffee in the world is grown. When our family visited Colombia pre-pandemic we had the pleasure of immersing ourselves in Mike’s culture and got to witness firsthand the pride that Colombian people take in their coffee.  Mike and I have been working tirelessly to bring together every...